Gwyn Underwood

Country: China
School: Beijing BISS International School

Currently Head of School at Beijing BISS International School, China, Gwyn was raised in PNG and NZ, and earned his bachelor degree from Massey University (NZ), teaching diploma from Canterbury Teacher’s College (NZ), masters from The College of New Jersey (US) and doctorate from University of New England (Aust).

Gwyn has spent most of his career in international schools in Japan, Belgium and China, with over 18 years as an administrator. He has over 13 years of experience in IB World Schools, 10 in schools offering all three of the IB academic programmes. He has been an IB Educator since 2005, serving as a MYP Workshop Leader and School Visiting Team Member for authorisation and accreditation visits. He has also served as a Visiting Team Chair and Team Member for WASC and Team Member for NEASC, including a number of interesting joint WASC/CIS/3xIB and NEASC/CIS/3xIB visits over the years.